222 Desha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs serves 205 students in grades Prekindergarten-9.
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Rankings

Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs's student population of 205 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#256 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
29%
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Hispanic
23%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
1%
12%
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Hawaiian
68%
29%
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Two or more races
8%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Graduation Rate
(14-15)
≥50%
82%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-9
  • Students: 205 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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